Bassala Sambou also comes into the starting line-up for the FA Youth Cup fourth round game at the Goldsands Stadium..
Coventry City Under-18s face AFC Bournemouth in the third round of the FA Youth Cup tonight.
The game, which is being played at the Goldsands Stadium, kicks-off at 6pm as the Sky Blues look to progress to the fourth round.
James Maddison starts for the Under-18s alongside Ben Stevenson in midfield as well as Jordan Shipley and Kyle Spence.
Bassala Sambou starts for the Sky Blues up front as Jason Farndon selects an unchanged back-line from the third-round tie against Rochdale.
Coventry City: Richards (GK), Di. Kelly-Evans, Barnett, Harries, De. Kelly-Evans, Spence, Stevenson, Maddison, Shipley, Thomas, Sambou
Subs: Addai (GK), Bromley, Maycock, Whitmore, Albini.
AFC Bournemouth: Lee (GK), Harfield, Randell, Worthington, Matthews, Butcher, Quigley, Surridge, Holmes.
Subs: Walker, O'Flaherty, Millar, Neale, O'Connoll.